A strange div bug on Linux x86_64, (both dmd & ldc2): long -5000 / size_t 2 = 9223372036854773308
newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Thu Aug 13 21:43:24 UTC 2020
On 8/13/2020 12:11 PM, mw wrote:
> But for practical purpose: half that space is large/good enough, 2^63 =
> 9,223,372,036,854,775,808, you sure your machine have that much memory
> installed? (very roughly, 9G of GB?)
Now think about 32 bit address spaces, where arrays larger than 2Gb do happen.
For example, I noticed that many 32 bit programs that operated on files, such as
compressors, would corrupt files and do mysterious ugly things when given files
larger than 2Gb.
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